“Succeeding Unignorably”

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For context, I suggest you start by reading this post by Professor Andrew McAfee, called ‘Putting Enterprise 2.0 into Context“. Professor McAfee pulled together some great posts (as well as my Dreamforce 11 wrap up post) that support a central work-centric collaboration theme, encapsulated by this: Succeeding ‘unignorably’ here means generating tangible business value for the […]

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Dreamforce 2011: Collaboration Hardwired into Context.

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Almost two and a half years ago in March of 2009, I suggested the following: “Don’t confuse Enterprise 2.0 with social computing concepts”. Ignoring the dated terminology for a second, my premise was that social in the enterprise doesn’t mean throwing all sorts of features at the end user in an attempt to get them […]

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Beware the “Confusing, Headache-inducing” Software I Just Sold You

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This is what we needs to be banished from enterprise software, forever. I’m not naive enough to think that some level of on boarding and systems training isn’t needed. But if out of the box technology can lead to “confusion, headaches and sluggish performance”, thats just not acceptable in 2011. And this certainly isn’t just […]

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Why Exception Handling Should be the Rule

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In the world of work, we encounter three primary tasks: First, there are many processes that are, in fact, repeatable in the enterprise. Some examples: how we process orders, how we assemble products, how we deliver products to end customers. Second, project work where the overall steps are repeatable but the ingredients are not. Examples: […]

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SAP Sapphire Now 2011: Blazing on Process, Tepid on People

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As I flew into Orlando for SAP Sapphire 2011, I revisited a bunch of review posts from last years Sapphire Event to see what was promised. In my post last year, I summarized SAP Sapphire 2010 themes: In-Memory / Hana Cloud and Devices “People – Centric” To cut to the chase, Sapphire 2011 came back […]

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The State of Mobile Enterprise and Collaboration [Video]

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Last month, I had the privilege of joining Mike Wolf and JP Finnell on the opening panel at the Mobile Enterprise Summit hosted by GigaOM and Appconomy.  Mike Wolf is the super smart VP of Research at GigaOM Pro, who by the way so totally needs to sit on the interviewee side of panels more […]

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Jive , Alfresco and SolutionSet turn Content into a Social Object

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Over a year ago I wrote about Why ECM is critical to your Enterprise 2.0 Execution Plan. I wrote then about the pitfalls of closed content management processes: If you’re a large organization using enterprise content management systems (ECM), chances are that its powering images, documents and records management, and web content. These systems enforce […]

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